MTA Celebrates Scholarship Campaign With Seduas Preidah, Siyum

More than 400 talmidim, rebbeim, parents, and friends joined MTA on Wednesday, June 6, for its Yeshiva-Wide Seudas Preidah and Siyum, celebrating the Torah learning accomplishments of all talmidim...

With Refugees Hit Doubly Hard By The Pandemic, Jewish Groups Step Up Aid Efforts

BY MICHELE CHABIN JULY 17, 2020 12:31 PM (JTA) — Nearly 80 million people around the world are refugees, asylum seekers, or internally displaced. Already marginalized and at elevated risk of malnutrition, disease and...

Visiting Day at Camp HASC

By Judith Komarow Chassidish, Modern Orthodox, yeshivish — Jewish families of all stripes — all come together on one campus. Must be some big Jewish unity event! Well, sort of. It’s...

ADL Conference Focuses on Antisemitism in Schools – For many of the attendees at last week’s “Never Is Now” conference in New York sponsored by the Anti-Defamation League, the global and geopolitical impacts of the...

Dating Forum

Question: I am a 30-year-old guy, and against the advice of my friends, went to seek the services of a popular shadchan. My life has since fallen apart. My dating...

A Grave Matter In Vilna

By Larry Gordon A friend of an acquaintance was in Mumbai, India, a few years ago, shortly after the tragic murders of Chabad emissaries Gabi and Rivky Holtzberg, amongst others,...

Keep Breathing: A Testimonial by Ari Fuld, zt’l

By Ari Fuld I am having a hard time breathing. Last night, a Jewish father was on his way home when he was brutally murdered by a terrorist. Twenty-two bullets...

MBR’s New Simcha Hall

The brand-new Machon Basya Rochel seminary building is about to inaugurate its new facility on Lawrence Avenue in Lawrence. In addition to newly designed state-of-the-art classrooms, the facility features...

A Cultural Divide

By By Larry Gordon The event took place in the epicenter of what can conceivably be referred to as the shidduch headquarters, if there is such a thing. It was last...

Kiddush on Schnapps:  A Halachic Analysis

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman It is Shabbos morning.  You desperately need to hear Kiddush in order to eat or drink something.  Someone offers to make Kiddush for you and does...
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